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MUSIC AS POETRY: Teach poetry with rap & song lyrics

Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Homeschool
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Pages
30 pages
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Description

This bundle is everything you need to teach poetry through music. Students learn about rhyme scheme, meter, poetic devices, literary elements and devices, making connections, poetry annotation and literary analysis.

Perfect for distance learning!

No prep student handouts, answer key, PowerPoint slides, and Google Drive link (Google slides) for no prep lessons or Google Classroom activities!

Want my Music as Poetry Bundle to teach EVERY Reading Standard with Lyrics?

USE INCLUDED MUSIC ANALYSIS GUIDE WITH ANY SONG OR RAP

This product includes:

  • Links to 4 song lyrics and music videos with accompanying note-taking page
  • 4 poetry analysis ANSWER KEYS INCLUDED
  • Analysis graphic organizer and analysis free response for ANY song/poem
  • TP-CASTT poetry analysis guide and graphic organizer for ANY song/poem
  • Meter and rhyme scheme mini lesson: one pager
  • Poetic device matching activity with ANSWER KEY
  • Literary device and figurative language matching activity with ANSWER KEY
  • Figurative language study guide
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Google Drive link (Google slides) for no prep Google Classroom activities!

This guide allows students to learn/practice:

  • Types of Poetry
  • Rhyme scheme
  • Meter
  • Poetry annotation
  • Poetry analysis
  • Figurative language / poetic devices (symbolism, simile, allusion, etc.)
  • Literary elements (tone/mood)
  • Theme
  • Text-to-Self connections
  • Text-to-Text connections
  • Text-to-World connections

Simply click the links to print the lyrics and/or play the music videos.

Middle and High School students will love the lyrics and easy-to-follow guides. Play the music videos for extra engagement!

Use the poetry analysis answer key for mini lesson, guided practice or indpendnent practice grading purposes.

4 SONGS with LINKS TO LYRICS & MUSIC VIDEOS:

- Along the Watchtower, written by Bob Dylan & performed by Jimi Hendrix

- Symbol in My Driveway, Jack Johnson

- A Milli, Lil Wayne (clean version - but preview to decide if appropriate)

- Drop the World, Lil Wayne & Eminem (clean version - but preview to decide if appropriate)

THIS PRODUCT IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY OF THE ABOVE SONGS, ARTISTS, RECORD COMPANIES, LINKS OR OTHER ENTITIES; IT IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

Aligned to the Common Core Standards for Reading Literature for grades 6-12.

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Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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